A custom domain (e.g., https://yourcompany.start.me) allows you to setup Single Sign On for your team, customize your team portal with additional branding/layout features and it provides people with a friendly URL for your team pages.
- Set a team domain
- Change Custom Layout and Settings
- Configure your authentication methods
- Approved e-mail domain(s)
- Single Sign-On
1. Set a custom domain [back to top]
- Open your Team portal.
- Click the option Team portal.
- Click the Change button. Now you can type the Team domain you want to use. It must be unique.
- Click Save to confirm.
After you added a custom domain, you can select Team Startpage. This is the first page people will see when they go to your custom domain.
2. Change custom layout and settings [back to top]
in Team Portal -> Layout & Settings, you'll see various styling options for your team portal:
- Settings to toggle on or off:
- Hide sign-in button
This will hide the "Sign-in" button in the right top corner of your portal. Hide it if you do not want people to sign-in to start.me.
- Hide search bar
This will hide the large search bar that is shown in the top of your page.
- Hide pages bar
This will hide the sub menu of pages. Hide it if you want extra space or avoid people to navigate between your different team pages.
- Hide cookie consent bar
This will hide the cookie consent bar that first-time visitors of your team portal will see in the bottom of their page. Only disable if you have asked for cookie consent in another way.
- Hide footer
This will hide the footer links and start.me branding on your team portal.
- Open links in a new window
This will make sure that all links clicked on your team pages are automatically opened in a new browser window. Only works for non-logged in users, as for logged-in users this is a personal setting that can be found in the User Menu.
- Hide sign-in button
Note: All changes you make, may take several minutes to appear on your team portal.
3. Login & SSO [back to top]
For each custom domain, you can configure the login methods for your team members.
Example: Does your business use the G Suite by Google, and do you want your employees only to login using their work account? Toggle on Google and keep the other toggles disabled.
Available (social) authentication methods:
4. Approved domain(s) [back to top]
You can allow anyone with an email address from a specific email domain to join your team on start.me.
Example: if your business e-mail domain is @marketing.com, every person with a @marketing.com e-mail address (e.g., email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org) will be able to join your team automatically.
5. Custom Single Sign-On (SSO) [back to top]
You can now configure SAML2 based Single Sign On for your team. This allows you to let your staff login using their existing work account. You can integrate Okta, OneLogin, ADFS or any other IdP of your choice.
For more information and setup instructions, go to the section Configure SAML2 based Single Sign On.